Franklin

To the free & independent electors of the state of New-York. [microform] : Fellow citizens, A publication under the signature of Plain truth, hath been addressed to you, on the subject of the ensuing election. Its object is to persuade you, that Governor Clinton, as president of the Commissioners of the Land Office, has acted with propriety in that station ... See for your selves, and determine, whether this land ... has not been squandered away ...

Publication:
[New York? : s.n., 1792]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 46301.
Format/Description:
Microformat
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 44 x 27 cm.
Subjects:
Plain Truth. To the independent electors of the state of New York.
Clinton, George, 1739-1812.
New York (State). Board of Commissioners of the Land Office.
Real property -- New York (State).
Public land sales -- New York (State).
Elections -- New York (State).
New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
Notes:
Accusing Gov. Clinton of using his position as president of the Commissioners of the Land Office to reward his friends and supporters with large grants of public lands at very low prices. This controversy was a feature of the bitter gubernatorial campaign of 1792; the work to which this replies (Evans 24859) is dated Apr. 11, 1792.
Followed by: Resolutions proposed by Mr. Talbot to the House of Assembly, and on which the friends of Mr. Clinton precluded a question, by moving their resolution as an amendment.
Place of publication supplied by Bristol, who dates it erroneously 1791.
Text in two columns.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 46301).
Cited in:
Bristol B7844
Shipton & Mooney 46301
Contributor:
Talbot, Silas, 1751-1813.
OCLC:
55826283
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